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Old 10-22-2012, 08:36 PM   #724
ms-oz
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Originally Posted by DiabloADV View Post
There are a lot of reasons to not have the subframe welded to the main...you create stresses you don't need and invite cracks. There is a reason that HPN doesn't do that...Structural Engineering 101.

Plus -- it's nice to be able to pull a subframe off if it gets bent and straighten or fix it.
HPN did and does welded subframes, but they do not recommend them if you like to take the kitchen sink going riding

who knows his tank and his origin?

and an other example of dual swingarm with single shock
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